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NBA DraftKings & FanDuel DFS Primer: Monday (1/2)

Jan 2, 2023
NBA DraftKings & FanDuel DFS Primer: Monday (1/2)

How crazy is it that we’re in 2023? That doesn’t even sound like a real year, but here we are! We have a fun slate to kick off the new year, with numerous close games on the docket. We have 11 games in total, seven of which have spreads of four points or fewer. That’s rare to see in today’s NBA, and it should make for a magnificent Monday card!

View the best player prop bets for tonight’s slate with our NBA Prop Bet Cheat Sheet >>

Schedule and Odds

  • PHX at NYK (NYK -0.5)
  • CHI at CLE (CLE -3)
  • TOR at IND (IND -3)
  • NOP at PHI (PHI -5)
  • LAL at CHA (LAL -0.5)
  • SAS at BKN (BKN -13.5)
  • DAL at HOU (DAL -7.5)
  • DEN at MIN (DEN -2)
  • ATL at GSW (GSW -3)
  • DET at POR (POR -9.5)
  • MIA at LAC (LAC -4)

Check out our consensus game odds as well as the odds from each sportsbook at BettingPros >>

Injury Report

Core Plays

Luka Doncic (PG – DAL): $12,400 DraftKings, $12,400 FanDuel
It’s wild that Doncic wasn’t the MVP favorite this time last week because he’s been the most dominant player this season. His league-leading 38 percent usage rate is a significant reason for his success, leading all players with 64 DraftKings points per game. His most recent form is even more ridiculous, scoring at least 81 DraftKings points in four of his last five games. One of those came against the Rockets, who allow the most fantasy points to opposing point guards.


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